The Garden Guide

The Gardens at HCP (Horticulture Centre of the Pacific)

HCP, formerly known as Glendale Gardens, is 4 acres of gardens demonstrating landscaping techniques suitable to the Pacific Northwest. There is also a large Bonsai Garden.

Head Gardener's Comment

43 Inspiring hectares of demonstration Gardens and Conservation Park located in Victoria BC the heart of the Pacific Northwest. The grounds exemplify the potential inherent in every season.

Photograph © HCP

Photograph © HCP

Photograph © HCP


The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific in a not for profit society founded in 1979 with the goal to make Victoria a centre of excellence for horticulture education. In the years since the 24 demonstration gardens and conservation area have been created. The Vision is the gardens will be a locally treasured garden and interntationally recognized for horticulture education.

Plants of note

Doris Page Winter Garden
Takata Japanese Garden
Second largest Bonsai Garden in North America
Herb Garden
Drought Tolerant Garden
Native plant garden -with ethnobotoany Trail
Rhododendron and Hosta Garden
Native Grasses
Fiut Orchard
Medittarenean Garden
Birds and Bees
Cutting Garden
Vegetable Garden
Childrens Garden

505 Quayle Rd, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, V9E 2J7

7 days a week Winter Hours - 9 am -4 pm Summer Hours (May 1 - Sep 30) 8am - 6pm 7 days a week

General $11.00 Seniors and Students $8.25 Under 16 Free Member's Gusests $5.50

Visit the The Gardens at HCP (Horticulture Centre of the Pacific) website

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